Category Archives: NSSF/NRA

NSSF PSAs Remind Recreational Shooters to Help Prevent Wildfires

NSSF reminds outdoor recreationists, including target shooters and hunters, to take precautions so they don’t accidentally ignite a wildfire. May 3, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. — With 90 percent of wildland fires in the United States caused by human actions, the … Continue reading

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NSSF Commends Sen. Cornyn’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation

For immediate release | April 30, 2021 NSSF Commends Sen. Cornyn’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation Legislation Would End Patchwork of Confusing Gun Law for CC Permit Holders NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, commends U.S. Sen. … Continue reading

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USCCA is Presenting Sponsor of NSSF’s 2021 Range-Retailer Business Expo

We greatly appreciate USCCA for its leadership in supporting an event dedicated to ensuring the success of our industry. April 23, 2021 USCCA is Presenting Sponsor of NSSF’s 2021 Range-Retailer Business ExpoTM NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for … Continue reading

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Magpul is a Platinum Sponsor for NSSF Annual Import/Export Conference

Magpul is Platinum Sponsor for NSSF Annual Import/Export Conference NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce that Magpul will again be the Platinum sponsor of its Annual Import/Export Conference. Magpul is an … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces Additions of Alan Serven and Alexander ‘Nico’ Wirtz to Staff

SAAMI Announces Additions of Alan Serven and Alexander ‘Nico’ Wirtz to Staff NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® is pleased to announce two new additions to staff — Alan Serven as Senior Director of Technical Affairs … Continue reading

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NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park

For immediate release | April 1, 2021 NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF,® the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded a Five-Star rating to CMP Talladega Marksmanship … Continue reading

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Outdoor Sportsman Group Donates More Than $100,000 to National Shooting Sports Foundation Firearms Safety Initiative – Project ChildSafe

 March 30, 2021 NSSF is pleased to share this press release from Outdoor Sportsman Group announcing OSG’s donation of more than $100,000 to NSSF’s Project ChildSafe® firearm safety education program. Outdoor Sportsman Group Donates More Than $100,000 to National Shooting … Continue reading

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NSSF Condemns City of Gary, Ind., Scapegoating of Public Safety; Calls Upon Indiana to End Legal Abuse

For immediate release | March 29, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation®, the firearm industry trade association, strongly criticized the City of Gary, Ind., effort to revive its lawsuit against firearm manufacturers that seeks to hold members … Continue reading

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NSSF Unveils Revised Star Rating System for Outdoor Ranges

March 25, 2021 NSSF Unveils Revised Star Rating System for Outdoor Ranges NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF® has announced a revamped Star Rating System for outdoor range businesses that can guide existing ranges and developers of new ranges in creating professional … Continue reading

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NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo 2021 Registration Is Open

NSSF Range-Retailer Business Expo 2021 Registration Is Open Education tracks focus on adapting to a changed business environment; Sponsorships and trade show exhibitor booths available for July Florida event NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, … Continue reading

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2021-Firearm-Ammunition-Industry-Economic-Impact

FIREARM AND AMMUNITION INDUSTRY ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT | 2021

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Firearm Industry Economic Impact Rises 232% Since 2008.

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $63.5 billion in 2019, a 232 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs … Continue reading

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CrossBreed Holsters, Customers Support NSSF’s Project ChildSafe through Shopping Cart Donations

For immediate release | March 12, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. — In a show of support for responsible gun ownership, CrossBreed Holsters provides its customers the opportunity to donate to the nation’s most influential firearm safety education program, Project ChildSafe®, through … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces How Industry Benefits from Firearm and Ammunition Excise Tax Payments

March 10, 2021 NSSF Announces How Industry Benefits from Firearm and Ammunition Excise Tax Payments With support from an AFWA grant, new study reveals long-term value to industry and firearm owners alike NEWTOWN, Conn. – Each year firearm and ammunition … Continue reading

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NSSF Applauds Sen. Cramer’s ‘Fair Access to Banking Act’

Senator Cramer’s ‘Fair Access to Banking’ bill is a crucial, timely piece of legislation that will ensure financial institutions, when deciding whether or not to offer services to fully legal and lawful businesses. March 3, 2021 Conn. – The NSSF®, … Continue reading

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Save On Your Prescriptions With NSSF’s Industry Benefit Discount Card

MEMBERSHIP l RETAILERS l RANGES l MANUFACTURERS Looking for a discount on your prescriptions? NSSF’s Prescription Discount Card is your answer. Available to all affiliated with the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade industry, the card is backed by a network … Continue reading

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Parma Armory Shooting Center Earns NSSF Five-Star Rating

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that it has awarded Parma Armory Shooting Center its Five-Star rating, NSSF’s highest designation for range excellence. Located in Parma, Ohio, in … Continue reading

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Firearm Industry Embraces Real Solutions Over President’s Gun Control Calls

For immediate release | February 15, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The anniversary of the tragic and senseless murders in Parkland, Fla., three years ago remind us why the firearm industry is committed to Real Solutions. Safer Communities®. The loss of … Continue reading

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Aero Precision Makes $100,000 Contribution to NSSF

For immediate release | February 10, 2021 Aero Precision Makes $100,000 Contribution to NSSF NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, is grateful to announce Aero Precision based in Tacoma, Wash., is making a $100,000 donation to … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Marty Daniel to Board of Governors

Marty Daniel President and CEO of Daniel Defense has been elected to the NSSF Board of Governors. For immediate release | February 3, 2020 NSSF Welcomes Marty Daniel to Board of Governors  NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for … Continue reading

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NSSF Welcomes Laurie Lipsey Aronson to Board of Governors

Laurie Lipsey Aronson Chairwoman and CEO of Lipsey’s has been elected to the NSSF Board of Governors. For immediate release | February 3, 2020 NSSF Welcomes Laurie Lipsey Aronson to Board of Governors  NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association … Continue reading

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NSSF’s Melissa Schilling and Colleen Leonard Receive GBAC Health and Safety Certification

NEWTOWN, Conn. – Two of NSSF’s exhibition and events professionals have earned their GBAC Technician certifications, which will help ensure that all NSSF Live! events will be conducted in accordance with the highest standards to protect the health and safety … Continue reading

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NSSF Applauds OCC Finalization of Fair Access Banking Rule

January 14, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, applauded the finalization of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) rule to end discrimination by financial service providers against the firearm industry and others. … Continue reading

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NSSF Commends Rep. Jeff Duncan’s Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act

January 6, 2021 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, commends U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan’s (R-S.C.) introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 95. The legislation was introduced with 36 original co-sponsors. The bill would remove firearm … Continue reading

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NSSF Hails Rep. Richard Hudson’s Concealed Carry Reciprocity Legislation

For immediate release | January 5, 2021 H.R. 38 Would End Patchwork of Confusing Gun Law for CC Permit Holders NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, hailed U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson’s (R-N.C.) introduction of the Concealed Carry … Continue reading

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ATF Rescinds Stabilizing Brace Notice

December 23, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, reports that late today the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) rescinded its Notice of “Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with Stabilizing Braces” that was … Continue reading

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ORM-D Small Arms Ammunition Shipping Ending in December

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturing Institute, Inc.® (SAAMI®) reminds manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers they must discontinue the use of ORM-D labeling for shipping sporting ammunitions via surface transport after Dec. 31, 2020. The change in … Continue reading

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NSSF, Project ChildSafe Promote Firearm Safety this Holiday Season

For immediate release | December 16, 2020 Project ChildSafe offers safety resources, educational materials to help keep families safe NEWTOWN, Conn. – With the holiday season upon us, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) reminds Americans to practice responsible safety … Continue reading

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NRA ANNOUNCES NEW DATES FOR 150TH ANNUAL MEETINGS & EXHIBITS

The National Rifle Association’s 2021 Annual Meetings and Exhibits will be held September 3-5, 2021. Originally scheduled for mid-May, the event will remain in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center. As many uncertainties around COVID-19 restrictions persist, … Continue reading

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NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to Midwest Shooting Center

For immediate release | December 10, 2020 NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to Midwest Shooting Center NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for range … Continue reading

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NSSF Launches PSAs on Storing Firearms Securely in Vehicles

December 8, 2020 NSSF Launches PSAs on Storing Firearms Securely in Vehicles New informational videos offer important safety considerations to help responsible gun owners prevent theft and unauthorized access NEWTOWN, Conn. – In two new video public service announcements, the … Continue reading

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New NSSF SHOT University Online Learning Modules for Suicide Prevention

For immediate release | December 3, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF’s SHOT UniversityTM Online learning portal offers a new presentation to help firearm owners, retailers and employees better understand the complexities of suicide and suicide prevention. The suicide prevention modules … Continue reading

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NSSF Member Employees Shine in SHOT Business ‘40 Under 40’ Listing

For immediate release | November 23, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – SHOT Business®, the official publication of NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, recently published its December 2020 issue. Its most notable feature article, and the first of its kind to … Continue reading

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#RangeChallenge Fall Season – Want a Free Target Package?

New #RangeChallengeSeries targets! Shoot to Enter #RangeChallenge Season 2: ‘Aiming In Autumn’ The second season of the #RangeChallenge℠ Series is going on now. Get started for your chance to win weekly prizes for target shooting at local ranges. There are … Continue reading

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NSSF Releases Most Recent Firearm Production and Import/Export Figures

For immediate release | November 16, 2020 NSSF Releases Most Recent Firearm Production Figures Nearly 20 million Modern Sporting Rifles in Circulation NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry’s trade association, released the 2020 edition of its Firearm Production Report … Continue reading

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SAAMI Announces New Affiliated Member Category

SAAMI has added a new membership category, Affiliated Members, to the organization’s body of professional supports. November 6, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute® (SAAMI®) is pleased to announce that it has added a new membership … Continue reading

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Bear Creek Arsenal Sponsors November Gearbox Giveaway

November 5, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Bear Creek Arsenal is sponsoring November 2020’s Gearbox Giveaway in support of the +ONESM Movement. Headquartered in Sanford, North Carolina, Bear Creek Arsenal … Continue reading

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NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation, Swearing in of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

For immediate release | October 26, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, praised the U.S. Senate confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court by Justice Clarence Thomas … Continue reading

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Ruger Embraces New Shooters With +ONE Gearbox Giveaway

For immediate release | October 23, 2020 Ruger Embraces New Shooters With +ONE Gearbox Giveaway NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., is backing the +ONESM Movement with … Continue reading

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NSSF Announces Fall #RangeChallenge ‘Aiming for Autumn’ Series for Ranges

October 21, 2020 NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the new #RangeChallengeSM “Aiming in Autumn” target game for use by indoor and outdoor ranges across the country. Building … Continue reading

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